|The definitive resource for selecting, training,
feeding, and caring for the mighty ox. Written by Drew Conroy, a
professor of dairy science with more than two decades of experience as
a trainer and teamster, the book shows readers how to select an ideal
team, properly feed and house oxen, train calves and mature cattle, fit
a yoke and bows, address common challenges, and maintain a team's
overall health. He also explains how to use oxen safely for a variety
of farming and logging tasks, and how to train a team for public
demonstrations and competitions.
Filled with dozens of photographs and illustrations, including a
16-page color insert, useful reference charts, and a glossary of terms,
the book provides all the details a novice needs to select, train, and
care for a working team.
A Teamster's Guide
by Drew Conroy